Becky Briggs Reminains In Title Contention After Finishing Second

Becky Briggs Reminains In Title Contention After Finishing Second In Hartlepool Becky Briggs Reminains In Title Contention After Finishing Second In Hartlepool

Juniors travelled to Hartlepool recently to take part in the penultimate race in the 2014 /2015 North Yorkshire and South Durham Cross-Country League.

The race at Summerhill was hosted by Hartlepool Burn Road Harriers and is considered the toughest in the series.

It was a very cold afternoon and the ground was soft, but not muddy, unlike last year making conditions perfect for a good race. Each lap involved a narrow stream crossing and three steep hills.

Nine children represented juniors and all performed well despite the cold conditions.

In the under-11 boys’ and girls’ race fielded three runners. Erin Glover led the girls across the line finishing in fourth place overall. Erin is enjoying her first season and currently lies in fourth place in the league. Jessica Tew and Jack Marsay made up the team finishing in sixth and tenth positions respectively.

In the under-15 girls’ race fielded two runners. led the girls across the line finishing in second place, made up the team finishing in eighth position.

Becky currently lies in second place in the league, but selecting her best 5 scores from six puts her in a strong position and a fair chance to contend first place at the last cross country fixture in February.

Juniors finishing times:

U-11 boys-1700m
Jack Marsay 05.21.

U-11 girls-1700m
Erin Glover 4.42; Jessyca Tew 4.50.

U-13 boys-2800m
Aidan Glover 14.46; Guy Harbidge 16.06.

U-13 girls-2800m
Isabelle Horrocks 15.30.

U-15 boys-3200m
Jonathan Dennison 14.49.

U-15 girls-3200m
14.36; 16.32.

Report and Photos by Alan Glover



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